Unknown gunmen on Sunday kidnapped the Labour Party (LP) candidate for the Calabar South/Akpabuyo/Bakassi Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives in Cross River State, Mr Dominic Edem, in his Calabar home.
It was gathered that the abductors was kidnapped outside his house at Essien Street in Calabar South at about 10pm.
Edem a former member representing Cross River State in the Niger Delta Development Commission was a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state until recently when he decamped to the LP to pursue his aspiration to the House of Representatives.
The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Hogan Bassey, who confirmed the incident said, “We are right now on that matter. That is all I can say for now,” Bassey said.